Archive for August, 2010

Virginia Go Green Festival September 11

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The Virginia Green Industry Council is hosting a Go Green Garden Festival at the Science Museum of Virginia (2500 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia) on Saturday September 11, 2010 from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Event takes place “rain or shine,” since it takes place on the old tracks! There’s plenty of FREE PARKING!    (more…)

Richmond Folk Festival October 8 – 10

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The Richmond Folk Festival has announced the first eight acts for its third annual event in downtown Richmond on the weekend of October 8 through 10, 2010. This year’s free event will offer about 30 acts performing on seven stages scattered along Richmond’s downtown riverfront. (more…)

Six Burner Restaurant: Guest Favorite

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

It’s official! Not only is Six Burner Restaurant, a local dining option a few blocks away at 1627 West Main Street, our guests’ favorite, Dana Craig, restaurant critic for Richmond’s Times-Dispatch has given it 4 stars, the highest rating, excellent.  Six Burner has been at the top of our suggestion list since it opened and guests who dined there have raved about the menu options, selection, ambiance, and service PLUS it is a short five-block walk from our bed and breakfast.   (more…)

New Off-Street Parking For Fan District Inn

Friday, August 20th, 2010

As a bed and breakfast inn welcoming travelers to Richmond’s historic Fan District, we have been aware of the parking issues associated with being located in close proximity to Virginia Commonwealth University.  As a result, we have always offered guests free off-street parking in our driveway.   (more…)

Concert in Meadow Park

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26th!!! Due to Thunderstorms slated to arrive in Fan about 6PM!

Susan Greenbaum will perform in Meadow Park on (Sunday August 22:postponed) now scheduled for Sunday September 26 between 6 and 8 PM.

Susan Greenbaum performs at Meadow Park Sunday August 22 6 - 8 PM

This FREE concert was previously scheduled for Sunday August 15th and August 22nd, but predictions of scattered rain and imminent thunderstorms led the Fan District Association to postpone the concert.  Meadow Park, one of the City’s triangular parks, is located in the heart of the Fan District, at the intersections of Park Avenue, Meadow Street, and Stuart Avenue.  Seating is not provided so bring your own lawn chair; picnics are welcome. Adult beverages are not permitted in Richmond’s parks.

According to Billboard magazine, Richmond-based singer-songwriter, ” Susan Greenbaum’s voice is a delight…strong, clear, and drenched in pleasing harmonies.  A startlingly adept writer…ripe for national airplay.” Click  Susan Greenbaum – Virginia the Home of My Heart for a sneak preview of Susan’s style!  Susan’s background includes positions in Fortune 500 companies, before she followed her heart, quit her job and devoted herself full-time to her music. Susan Greenbaum Website.

Meadow Park is only a few blocks from our Fan District bed and breakfast and we hope we’ll see visitors and neighbors alike at one of Richmond’s best-kept secrets – the Fan District Associations’s Summer Concert Series. It will provide a unique peek into the vitality and cohesiveness of our neighborhood!